Comande, Francesco a Sicilian painter, was born at Messina about 1580, studied under Deodato Guinaccia, and painted in conjunction with his brother, Giovanni Simone. His best pictures are, The Martyrdomini of St. Bartholomew, in the church of that saint at Messina, and The Adoration of the Magigi, in the monastery of Basico. See Spooner, Biog. History of the Fine Arts, s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.